Broccoli and Potato Soup

Broccoli and Potato Soup

  • Preparation time

    15 mins
  • Cook time

    15 mins
  • Serves 4

As well as being healthy, soup recipes are a satisfying and delicious lunch or dinner choice for those on a budget. And this Broccoli and Potato Soup is no exception.

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.

Ingredients

  • Butter salted - 40 g
  • Onion, sliced - 1
  • Potatoes, peeled, chopped - 3
  • Vegetable stock - 1 1/2 L
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Head of broccoli, roughly chopped - 1
  • Frozen peas - 1 1/2 cups
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Cream - 2 Tbsp
  • Roasted almonds, chopped - 2 Tbsp
  • Chopped Italian parsley, to serve
  • Crusty bread, to serve

Method

  1. Heat a large saucepan on medium and melt the butter. Add onion and sauté for 4-5 minutes, until tender.

  2. Add potatoes, stock and bay leaf. Turn up the heat and boil. Boil for 5 minutes.

  3. Reduce heat to medium. Add broccoli and simmer, covered, for 2 minutes. Stir in peas and simmer for another minute.

  4. Transfer to a large heatproof bowl and discard the bay leaf. Using a blender, purée ingredients until smooth. Season to taste.

  5. To serve, ladle into bowls. Drizzle with cream, then top with almonds and parsley. Serve with crusty bread.

*Vegetable stock may contain gluten

PER SERVE Energy 1386Kj • Protein 10g • Total Fat 15g • Saturated Fat 8g • Carbohydrates 35g • Sugars 9g • Sodium 1794mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.